Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Chromogenic prints, circa 2012, titles to include Serenity
, both pencil signed, titled, and numbered as editions of 45 to matting, also signed and numbered in ink in the margins, housed in uniform matting and framing.
SS 19 x 14 3/8 in.; DOA 30 3/8 x 24 1/4 in.From the Personal Collection of Dr. Carlos Garcia-Velez and Dr. W. Kent Davis, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts
These two works are from a series called Tragic Beauties
, in which Barbara Abel photographed European mannequins from the turn of the 20th century that were stored in a Detroit warehouse. Abel was fascinated by the incorporation of elements such as human hair, glass eyes, and teeth made of denture material in an effort to create such lifelike figures.
$400 - 800